- Jul 7, 2020
Every “time of crisis” in the Catholic Church “is a crisis of saints,” Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez said in his homily during the 14th annual Los Angeles Catholic Prayer Breakfast Sept. 18.
With nearly five million Catholics, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles is not only the largest diocese in the United States, it is also one of the most diverse, with people from about 70 different countries and every continent, and Masses said in 42 languages.
Congress must separate “the conversation about DACA” from the “larger issues” about U.S. immigration policy, because allowing the program to expire will lead “to a humanitarian crisis,” especially in Los Angeles, said Archbishop Jose H. Gomez.
Two current shows at the Getty Center in Los Angeles ask viewers to look to the backgrounds of illustrated religious manuscripts. There, curators hope, they will find a lushly imagined world of blooming gardens, fecund valleys, babbling rivers and frolicking animals, all designed to convey a religious message as important to the creators as that of the text.
As wildfires raged near Los Angeles, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez called on those who have lost their homes and those offering assistance and fighting the flames to remember that God is accompanying them in their sorrow and acts of sacrifice.
About 30,000 Catholic faithful walked the streets of Los Angeles in a Sunday morning procession for Our Lady of Guadalupe nine days ahead of her Dec. 12 feast day.